|Birth Day||May 25, 1957|
|Age||63 YEARS OLD|
British journalist who was the Director of Communications and Strategy in the UK from 1997 to 2003.
His journalistic career started after winning a readers' competition for Penthouse Forum.
He resigned from his post amid accusations that he exaggerated the Iraqi threat to the UK in the run-up to the UK's participation in the US's War on Terror.
His father was a veterinarian.
He worked under prime minister Tony Blair.